Karthus vs Nunu & Willump Counter Build

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Karthus

Summary

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League rounds every week. In our database, Karthus engaged Nunu & Willump in 13,326 rounds. Using so many games with Karthus versus Nunu & Willump provides us confidence in our capacity to prepare actionable stats and a recommended build to suppress your rival.

This matchup is fairly common. Karthus is forced to battle against Nunu & Willump in 37.3% of his games. Unfortunitally, Karthus has done a poor job of countering Nunu & Willump. On average, he wins a lowly 47.0% of games the champs face one another in. In Karthus versus Nunu & Willump matches, Karthus’s side is 7.0% less probable to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Nunu & Willump.

Matchups Analyzed

13,326

Team First Blood

Inferior

Win Rate

Inferior

Best Karthus Items to Counter Nunu & Willump

The best items to have in your Karthus versus Nunu & Willump build consist of Void Staff, Demonic Embrace, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Nunu & Willump than with most other typical builds.

Void Staff Item Demonic Embrace Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Karthus Runes to Counter Nunu & Willump

To have the best probability of beating Nunu & Willump as Karthus, Karthus players should take the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Karthus vs Nunu & Willump matchups, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Nunu & Willump runes to counterpick against Karthus in order to help you recognize how he will probably be setup to try to beat your champion.

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

Best Nunu & Willump Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Celerity Rune Celerity

Stats

The following tables show several critical Karthus versus Nunu & Willump counter stats that may help you realize the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is not as good as Nunu & Willump’s ratio of 3.0, indicating that Karthus may be less central to his team's team fighting capability than Nunu & Willump.

Battle Stats

Kills

Karthus Stats
7.2 4.8
Nunu & Willump Stats

Deaths

Karthus Stats
7.1 5.6
Nunu & Willump Stats

Assists

Karthus Stats
9.1 12.1
Nunu & Willump Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Karthus Stats
2.7 2.3
Nunu & Willump Stats

Damage Dealt

Karthus Stats
26757 11810
Nunu & Willump Stats

Damage Taken

Karthus Stats
24780 35885
Nunu & Willump Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Karthus Stats
4.9 5.5
Nunu & Willump Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Karthus Stats
0.8 1
Nunu & Willump Stats

Dragons Killed

Karthus Stats
1.7 2.3
Nunu & Willump Stats

Barons Killed

Karthus Stats
0.4 0.5
Nunu & Willump Stats

Gold Earned

Karthus Stats
11501 10385
Nunu & Willump Stats

Minions Killed

Karthus Stats
76 32
Nunu & Willump Stats

Karthus normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, Karthus takes less damage than Nunu & Willump. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Karthus vs Nunu & Willump matchups, Karthus usually gets many more minion kills than Nunu & Willump. Champs that don't get very much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as ADCs, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to pass the values displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 13326 Karthus vs Nunu & Willump matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Nunu & Willump as Karthus comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.